Since we are so small, we’re not part of the VIDA count, but we intend to pay attention to this important metric. If you are a woman in the literary arts, please know that we are listening. Here is where we are at as of the “acceptances sent” from 2/21/14 through 5/5/14:
- May 5, 2014: 19.23% cumulative for 2014 Yes~!
- Apr 9, 2014: 15.79% cumulative for 2014
Call to Action~!
As always, we are calling women for and and at
We’re upgrading author payments from a flat $5.00 to semi-pro rate. Black Denim Lit now offers a semi-pro payment for each piece published online at www.bdlit.com:
- $0.01 per word
- U.S. Dollars
- Payment is through PayPal (you are responsible for currency conversion cost)
If a piece is selected for the twice-annual anthology, the contributor will also receive a free print copy of the edition containing their work. Next print release: Fall, 2014.
Authors have been notified that this is retroactive for acceptances back to March 14, 2014~!
For full submission guidelines please see, http://www.bdlit.com/submissions.html
Don’t forget, as always, we are woefully short on women author submissions.